May 18, 2017/ 12:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Terasaski Center 25th Anniversary Alumni Symposium

May 18, 2017
UCLA Faculty Center
Sequoia Room

Join us on May 18th for the Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies 25th Anniversary Alumni Event. Please RSVP here.
Events at the UCLA Faculty Center are not open to the public. You must RSVP to attend this event.

12:50 pm Opening Remarks: Seiji Lippit

1:00-2:00  Panel One
Moderator: Sharon Traweek (UCLA)
Kristine Dennehy, Cal State Fullerton (History, 2002):“Transnational Japanese Studies in
Orange County: 1960-present”
Michiko Takeuchi, Cal State Long Beach (History, 2009): “Trans-Pacific Left Feminism: Japanese         and American Old Left Women, from World War I to the US Occupation of Japan
Hiromi Mizuno, University of Minnesota (History, 2001): “Japan and Traveling TNG”
Marvin Sterling, Indiana University (Anthropology, 2002): “’Japarege’: Performing Ethnic Minority Identities in a Global Musical Subculture”

2:00-2:10 Coffee Break

2:10-3:10 Panel Two
Moderator: Seiji Lippit (UCLA)
Serk-Bae Suh, UC Irvine (History, 2006): “Visiting Japan After a 14-Year Hiatus”
Leslie Winston, UCLA (ALC, 2002): “The Inexorability of Sex, Subjectivity, and Literature, but       Mostly Sex”
Jordan A. Y. Smith, Josai International University (Comparative Literature, 2010): “Generations of         the Lost: Poetic (Dis)Function in late Heisei”
Linda Flores, Oxford University (ALC, 2005): “Literature After 3.11”

3:10-3:20 Coffee Break

3:20-4:20 Panel Three
Moderator: William Marotti (UCLA)
Yoko Shirai, Occidental College (Art History, 2006): “The Most Important Thing”
Emily Anderson, Independent Scholar (History 2010): “Writing and Making About Japan: Exploring   New Approaches to Scholarship”
Rosemary Candelario, Texas Woman’s University (Culture and Performance, 2011): “Butoh and the Bomb: ‘America’s Japan’ in the Late 20th Century”
Eiichiro Azuma, University of Pennsylvania (History, 2000): Research and Writing at the           Crossroads of Japanese Colonial History and Japanese American History

4:20-5:00 Presentation of Notehelfer Prize

Introduction by Hitoshi Abe, Director, Terasaki Center
Remarks by Fred Notehelfer, Founding Director, Terasaki Center